Myesha-Tiara hails from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She found her love for acting at the age of five during an after school program and hasn't looked back since. After attending the prestigious Baton Rouge Magnet High School, she decided to dedicate herself to her craft and enrolled in Northwestern State University, where in her sophomore year she was fortunate enough to be featured in the Oscar winning film "12 Years a Slave". While attending NSU Myesha-Tiara also discovered her love for directing and received her Bachelor of Science in Theatre Arts with a concentration in Performance and Directing.
In Chicago she has been seen in For Colored Girls… as Lady In Brown and Lady In Blue u/s (Court Theatre/ Jeff Recommended); Swamp Baby as Swamp Baby/Iriana (MPAACT); Steel Magnolias as Annelle (Theatre at the Center); The Wedding Band as Mattie (The Artistic Home/ Jeff Recommended); Hamlet as Gertrude and Ophelia/Osric u/s (The Gift Theatre). Chicago directing credits include: Jeff Recommended, Panther Women: An Army for the Liberation (Director/Prop Thtr & Perceptions Theatre), The Little Foxes (Associate Director / Citadel Theatre Company); Skin Deep (Director/ Artistic Home Theatre’s: Cut to the Chase One Act Fest), and Somewhere in Uptown (Director/ Collaboraction’s: Peacebook Festival). Outside of Chicago, Myesha-Tiara has appeared in The Miracle Worker and as Mrs. Muller in Doubt (Round Barn Theatre); and North Star as Harriet Tubman (Bright Star Touring Theatre). After college she performed for regional and touring theatres until she decided to make the big move to the Windy City.
At the end of 2019 she started her own 501 c3 non-profit theatre company,
Perceptions Theatre, on the Southside of Chicago.
In 2020 she also started a YouTube Channel:
MT's Corner with Myesha-Tiara, that focuses on black acting news, acting advice and her journey in the industry.
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Black
Hair Length: Medium, Locs